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Class:  Beginner Sewing Projects
Cost:  $45
Category: Sewing, Machine
Spend the day getting comfortable or re-acquainting yourself with your sewing machine and learn common sewing terminology. Gain confidence in some sewing basics and create two fun and easy projects – bunting and an infinity scarf. You will discover that everyone can learn to sew; it’s easier than you think!  
Special Notes:
Materials extra
Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 11 November, 10:30 - 14:00
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    Class:  Christmas Crochet
    Cost:  $35 Materials extra
    Category: Knitting & Crochet
    Christmas is coming faster than you think! Get ahead in your Chrissy craft and learn how to crochet a lovely Christmas Decoration.   
    Special Notes:
    Bookings essential
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 16 December, 13:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Christmas Japanese Beading - 2 DAY CLASS
    Cost:  $185 (2 day workshop) Full Kit included
    Category: Handmade, Stitching
    Come and learn the gentle art of Japanese Embroidery and how this technique brings fabric to life. Worked in Traditional Japanese Bead Embroidery techniques, this project creates a stunning addition for your Christmas Tree. This project is designed for the beginner and intermediate Japanese Bead Embroiderer.  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 8 December, 10:30 - 13:30
  • - Sunday, 9 December, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Christmas Shopping Evening
    Teacher: N/A .
    Cost:  No charge - please register for catering purposes.
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Handmade, Stitching
    A Christmas themed evening for all our customers. Come along for a few hours of fabric specials, selected product reductions, Christmas fare and fun. All welcome!  
    Special Notes:
    A light selection of 'eats' will be provided.
    Please register for catering purposes.
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 9 November, 16:00 - 19:00
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    Class:  Crochet 1 - Beginners
    Cost:  $45 Materials extra
    Category: Handmade
    Beginners, come along and learn the basic techniques of crochet. This workshop will cover an overview of essential tools, terminology and threads. Step by step instructions on how to crochet, including holding thread and hook, basic stitches, checking tension, working in rows and turning your work; will give you the start you need.  
    Special Notes:
    For Beginners
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 3 November, 09:15 - 12:45
  • Saturday, 1 December, 09:15 - 12:45
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    Class:  Crochet 2 - Follow On
    Cost:  $40 Materials extra
    Category: Handmade
    Learn about the next stages of crochet. Learn to crochet granny squares, join colours and join seams. Also learn how to read a simple pattern. Please note: this workshop is not for absolute beginners - it is the second level of the crochet series of workshops.  
    Special Notes:
    Not for absolute beginners - second part of the crochet series of workshops
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 27 October, 09:15 - 12:15
  • Saturday, 17 November, 09:15 - 12:15
  • Sunday, 16 December, 10:15 - 13:15
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    Class:  English Paper Piecing - An introduction
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $35 Starter kit included Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Handmade, Stitching
    English Paper Piecing (EPP) is definitely the skill to have with an amazing array of books and patterns available for beautiful hand pieced projects. This mini session will introduce you to 1" hexagons, glue basting, wonder clips, invisible stitches and another addiction.  
    Special Notes:
    Starter Kit included
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 14 December, 17:00 - 20:00
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    Class:  Finishing School
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $30 per Session
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Stitching, Machine
    Not sure what to do next with a WIP (work in progress)? Join Linden for a relaxing sew-in once a month - come armed with your patchwork questions and knock your UFOs out of the park  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 29 October, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Monday, 5 November, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Monday, 19 November, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Monday, 3 December, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Monday, 17 December, 17:30 - 20:30
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    Class:  Free Motion Quilting Basics
    Cost:  $70
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Machine, Free Motion Quilting
    Learn simple free motion quilting techniques and designs to be able to complete your projects using your own machine. Expand your quilting repertoire away from straight line quilting and be guided through a variety of free motion designs. Hopping foot or darning foot required. Great follow on class from Patchwork for Beginners or Quilting Techniques for Beginners.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 18 November, 10:30 - 15:30
  • Sunday, 27 January, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Green Tea and Sweet Beans
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $99 (3 sessions) includes full pattern
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Machine
    Inspired by Japan, from the Busy streets of Tokyo to the Tea houses of Kyoto, join Linden for a series of evening classes creating Jen Kingwell's 'Green Tea and Sweet Beans'. Using traditional techniques such as English paper piecing, foundation piecing, machine piecing as well as hand embroidery and applique. This class is suited to Intermediate to Advanced students.  
    Special Notes:
    Class fee will be reduced if you have your own copy of the pattern
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 2 November, 17:00 - 20:00
  • - Friday, 16 November, 17:00 - 20:00
    - Friday, 30 November, 17:00 - 20:00
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    Class:  KIDS - Cactus Cushion
    Teacher: Deanna Cox
    Cost:  $60, Kit inculuded
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Handmade, Kids Classes, Machine
    With a twist on traditional applique, spend the day designing and creating a fun cactus cushion. It is a bright, summery and super easy pattern, stiched either by hand or machine. This project is suitable for Beginner sewers.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 14 January, 10:00 - 14:00
  • Thursday, 24 January, 10:00 - 14:00
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    Class:  Modern Colour Workshop
    Cost:  $75 Pattern Included
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    This workshop covers the basics of colour theory and explores how it relates to choosing fabrics for your quilts. Learn about colour relationships, why they matter, how to curate a colour palette using an inspiration source, find a way to use that ‘ugly’ fabric and make your own colour wheel quilt. See the stunning sample in store to inspire you.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 13 January, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Overlockers - The Basics
    Cost:  $55 Includes fabric kit
    Category: Machine
    This session aims to provide confidence in the basic use of domestic overlockers. Threading (3 & 4 thread), rolled hems, differential feed and troubleshooting will be covered. Discussion will also cover essential kit tools, needles & threads. Please check all prerequisites before booking this workshop.  
    Special Notes:
    To attend this workshop:
    • Your overlocker needs to have either been purchased or serviced within the last 12 months - even if it has not been used. Please no Baby Locks
    • Your overlocker must be in good working order with no missing or broken parts.
    In fairness to other class participants, the workshop instructor will not be able to spend extended time trying to fix overlockers that are not working correctly.
    Should there be problems with your machine on the day, you will be welcome to sit and listen for the duration of the class but no refunds or transfers to another date can be given.
    Thank you for your understanding.
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 2 November, 09:30 - 13:30
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    Class:  Patchwork for Beginners
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $115 (includes fabric/thread kit valued at $60)
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    Learn Patchwork. No prior quilting experience needed. Be introduced to rotary cutting and simple machine piecing of a lap size quilt design with borders. Fabrics (mostly precut) for the top are provided in a selection of coordinated kits.Follow on with 'Quilting Techniques for Beginners' to learn how to finish your quilt. A 1/4 inch piecing foot is essential - please source before the day of the workshop.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 24 November, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Pyjama Party
    Teacher: Deanna Cox
    Cost:  $100 (4 sessions) Pattern included
    Category: Kids Classes
    Call back for all our young sewers! You’ve been asking what’s next and this is it! Make your own pyjama pants, applique a matching sleep shirt and if there’s time we’ll move onto a sleepover bag. Pattern included as part of the workshop fee. Sewing machine required. Minimum age requirement. Not for absolute beginner sewers.  
    Special Notes:
    Sewing machine required. Minimum age requirement. Not for absolute beginner sewers
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 1 November, 16:00 - 18:00
  • - Thursday, 8 November, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 15 November, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 22 November, 16:00 - 18:00
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    Class:  Quick Curve Quilts
    Cost:  $70 Materials Extra
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting, Sewing, Stitching, Machine
    Curved quilts are modern and eye catching. Choose a fantastic 'curvy' pattern and team it up with a Quick Curve Ruler to create your own contemporary curved quilt. Raylee is on hand to get you going on your 'quick curve' journey. Patterns and rulers are available in store.  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 28 October, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Quilting Techniques for Beginners
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $80 Includes kit
    Category: Patchwork/Quilting
    A quilt isn't finished until it's quilted and bound. Come and learn how easy it is to quilt with your walking foot and let's get those quilts ready to snuggle up in. A variety of quilting tools will be on hand for you to try. A perfect follow on class from 'Patchwork for Beginners'. A WALKING FOOT is essential - please source before the day of the workshop.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Kit provided
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 15 December, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Scan N Cut Beginner Session
    Teacher: Deanna Cox
    Cost:  $35 (small kit provided) Materials extra
    Category: Machine, Computer/Software
    This one-day introductory session on the Brother 'Scan n Cut' machine introduces beginners to this machine and its many accessories. Get up to speed with its cutting capabilities before spending some time learning about the ins and outs of scanning. Discounts on accessories will be available on the day  
    Special Notes:
    All class participants must bring their own Scan N Cut machine, mats and accessories.
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 20 January, 13:00 - 15:30
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    Class:  Traditional Japanese Beading for Beginners
    Cost:  $130 (includes kit)
    Category: Handmade, Stitching, Embroidery
    Come and learn the gentle art of Japanese Embroidery and how this technique brings fabric to life. Choose one of two different kits to make a beautiful project. Merrilyn will introduce you to some introductory techniques while you gain an understanding of the characteristics of these gorgeous beads. Choose to make either the Forget Me Knot Field Purse – a fun and funky little coin purse or earphone pouch with bright little flowers; or the Poppy Scissor Keep – a gorgeous project featuring a scattering of stunning red poppies.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 8 February, 09:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Zipper Basics
    Cost:  $45
    Category: Sewing, Handmade, Stitching, Machine
    Do you stumble with inserting zippers or have you avoided them completely? These easy to make projects will give you the skills and confidence with the ‘dreaded zipper’ as well as give you a great way to use some of you beautiful feature fabrics. Another great beginner sewer workshop.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 2 December, 10:30 - 14:00